Architecture · Birmingham · England

Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham

Historically the area of Jewellery Quarter has been the birthplace of many pioneering advancements in industrial technology but since the decline the area resulted in delapidation. One sector that has not declined in the jewellery sector, with numerous shops and a school and the name of course. Its old school charn still exists in these… Continue reading Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham

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Architecture · Birmingham · England

Top 10 Historical Buildings in Birmingham

Birmingham, as a city has been around for a long time and therefore is no surprise has many historical buildings. Winterbourne House and Gardens Winterbourne House and Garden are situated in leafy Edgbaston near the University of Birmingham. It is an early Edwardian 20th-century villa suburban house and garden set in 7 acres. A Grade… Continue reading Top 10 Historical Buildings in Birmingham

Architecture · Birmingham · England

Top 5 Hidden Areas to Visit in Birmingham

Like with all cities, Birmingham has hidden areas that are not obvious but are just as beautiful and just as much a must to visit when visiting Birmingham. These define what is Birmingham and are truly hidden gems. 1. Jeweller Quarter Historically, the heart of the jewellery industry, hence its name, now an up and… Continue reading Top 5 Hidden Areas to Visit in Birmingham

Architecture · Birmingham · England

Compton Verney, Warwickshire

What Need to Know About ..... Compton Verney, Warwickshire Compton Verney is a Grade I listed house built in 1714 by Richard Verney, 11th Baron Willoughby de Broke. It was first extensively extended by George Verney, 12th Baron Willoughby de Broke in the early 18th century and then remodelled and the interiors redesigned by Robert… Continue reading Compton Verney, Warwickshire

Architecture · Birmingham · England · Warwickshire

Coughton Court, Warwickshire

The house has a long crenelated faΓ§ade directly facing the main road, at the centre of which is the Tudor Gatehouse, dating from 1530; this has hexagonal turrets and oriel windows in the English Renaissance style. The gatehouse is the oldest part of the house and is flanked by later wings, in the Strawberry Hill… Continue reading Coughton Court, Warwickshire